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Scientific Name:Antennarius sp.

Common Names:Red/Orange Angler ,

Inhabits still muddy habitats that are either deep or offshore or shallow rocky and coral reefs. Oviparous. Eggs are bound in ribbon-like sheath or mass of gelatinous mucus called 'egg raft' or 'veil'. Minimum depth reported taken from. Solitary and often among leaf-eater debris.

Origin: Africa, Indonesia, South Asia
Max Size: 6 "
Recommended Tank: 20 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Carnivore

To feed the Red/Orange Anglerfish into the aquarium, live saltwater feeder shrimp should be used. It will most accept meaty foods including feeder fish and shrimp. The diet for Angler includes any small inhabitant of the tank that is lured into its mouth with the use of esca that looks like a small, tasty fish. Also requires lots of rock to thrive in an aquarium.

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Scientific Name:Antennarius commersoni

Common Names:Black Angler,

Found in lagoon and seaward reefs, often on jetty Pylons. Benthic. Feed on fish, small shrimps.. Oviparous. Eggs are bound in ribbon-like sheath or mass of gelatinous mucus called 'egg raft' or 'veil'. Solitary and frequently among sponges in 1-50 m, usually less than 20 m.

Origin: Indo-Pacific
Max Size: 2 "
Recommended Tank: 50 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Carnivore

To feed the Black Anglerfish into the aquarium, live saltwater feeder shrimp should be used. It will most accept meaty foods including feeder fish and shrimp. The diet for Angler includes any small inhabitant of the tank that is lured into its mouth with the use of esca that looks like a small, tasty fish. Also requires lots of rock to thrive in an aquarium.

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Scientific Name:Antennarius spp.

Common Names:Common Anglerfish, Common Frogfish

Maximum size observed for free living males is 1.3 cm. Males are parasitic, females oviparous with planktonic larvae. Eggs are presumably contained in floating gelatinous rafts.

Origin: Indo-Pacific
Max Size: 8 "
Recommended Tank: 50 gallons
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Carnivore

To feed the Common Anglerfish into the aquarium, live saltwater feeder shrimp should be used. It will most accept meaty foods including feeder fish and shrimp.

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Scientific Name:Antennarius sp.

Common Names:Red/Orange Angler ,

Inhabits still muddy habitats that are either deep or offshore or shallow rocky and coral reefs. Oviparous. Eggs are bound in ribbon-like sheath or mass of gelatinous mucus called 'egg raft' or 'veil'. Minimum depth reported taken from. Solitary and often among leaf-eater debris.

Origin: Africa, Indonesia, South Asia
Max Size: 6 "
Recommended Tank: 20 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Carnivore

To feed the Red/Orange Anglerfish into the aquarium, live saltwater feeder shrimp should be used. It will most accept meaty foods including feeder fish and shrimp. The diet for Angler includes any small inhabitant of the tank that is lured into its mouth with the use of esca that looks like a small, tasty fish. Also requires lots of rock to thrive in an aquarium.

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Scientific Name:Histrio histrio

Common Names:Sargassum Anglerfish,

Found near the surface, usually associated with floating objects or Sargassum. Found near shore and occasionally among floating seaweeds. Commonly blown into shore and bay waters during storms. Epipelagic. A solitary and voracious predator. They feed on fishes and shrimps that seek refuge in the floating weeds. Oviparous. Eggs are bound in ribbon-like sheath or mass of gelatinous mucus called 'egg raft' or 'veil'. Solitary or loose groups among floating seaweed.

Origin: Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific
Max Size: 6 "
Recommended Tank: 30 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Carnivore

The Sargassum Anglerfish likes to eat a diet of feeder fish and shrimp. Prevent overfeed as the Sargassum Anglerfish may stop feeding.

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Scientific Name:Antennarius striatus

Common Names:Striated Anglerfish, Striped Anglerfish, Striped Frogfish

Inhabit rocky and coral reefs, on rocks, sand or rubble. Found in weedy estuaries along the east coast of southern Africa. Occurring in marine or brackish waters. In the Atlantic, it is found at an average depth of 40 m. Benthic. Observed to inflate itself greatly like the puffers. Oviparous. Males have more intense coloration and extended cutaneous appendages than females. Eggs are bound in ribbon-like sheath or mass of gelatinous mucus called 'egg raft' or 'veil'.

Origin: South China Sea, Sri Lanka
Max Size: 8.5 "
Recommended Tank: 30 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Carnivore

To feed the Striated Anglerfish into the aquarium, live saltwater feeder shrimp should be used. It will most accept meaty foods including feeder fish and shrimp. The diet for Angler includes any small inhabitant of the tank that is lured into its mouth with the use of esca that looks like a small, tasty fish. Also requires lots of rock to thrive in an aquarium.

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Scientific Name:Antennarius maculatus

Common Names:Wartskin Angler , Clown, Warty Frogfish or Wartskin Frogfish

Inhabit sheltered rocky reefs. Adults are usually with sponges. Juveniles openly on reefs looking like nudibranchs. Feeds on fishes. Oviparous. Eggs are bound in ribbon-like sheath or mass of gelatinous mucus called 'egg raft' or 'veil'. Solitary, frequently among algae, sponges and soft corals.

Origin: Indonesia, Indian Ocean, Vanuatu
Max Size: 4 "
Recommended Tank: 20 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Carnivore

The diet for the Wartskin Angler consists of meaty foods. These diets should include krill or brine shrimp. To start a feeding response live food should be needed. It can also be trained to accept frozen and other prepared food or vitamin enriched meaty foods from a feeding stock such as chopped fresh fish, chopped mussels and chopped clams.

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